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Pronounced Pron. Ahk-to-bər (Literature), awk-TO-ber (Popular Culture)
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Contributor Contrib.HayRoJo on 10/27/2008
Derived from Latin octo , meaning eight. It was the name of the eighth month, and is now our tenth month. Ray Bradbury wrote a group of stories called "Octoberland." One of the characters is named October.